Spotify: Payout Changes Could be Worth $1bn to Artists; Reimagining Rights Clearance for the Digital Era
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The company will begin fining labels and distributors “per track when flagrant artificial streaming is detected on their content” by its systems. This is about cracking down on streaming fraud, which has been a hot topic for the music industry this year.
Amazon Music will be the first streaming service to participate with in-car streaming.
It’s the work of German startup Fairmusic, which was founded by musicians Peter Moog (from the band Mentalist) and Alex Landenburg (of Cyhra and Kamelot).
The Backbeat platform covers all aspects of rights and royalty management, with the company’s cloud-based software designed for the modern music ecosystem.
A new report released by Variety’s Intelligence Platform is shining the spotlight on an often overlooked yet essential aspect of the entertainment industry – rights clearance – and the urgent need for technical innovation in this space.
The music service lags behind such competitors as Spotify and YouTube Music. It’s hoping revamped features and a new visual identity can attract a new generation.
The update adds a musical twist to the PC and mobile game.
Here's a full breakdown of the plan, based on Billboard's reporting, including streaming thresholds, fraud fees and minimum track lengths.
Wiim, the home audio arm of Linkplay Technology, has followed the "audiophile-grade" Pro Plus streaming box with its first streaming amplifier, allowing music lovers to cable the device direct to passive speakers, a home-theater setup or even an old vinyl spinner.
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